Conference & AGM 2022

Details about the 2022 QGBI Conference are in the latest issue of The Quilter and on the website.
Booking is now open - details in Members Area.

Conference challenges

Details of all the challenges are now on the conference page.

Covid-19 quilt

The Quilters' Guild is excited to be partnering with Bernina to create a quilt to commemorate Covid-19. For full details and information on how to take part, please visit the dedicated project website


Membership is open to all quilters, whatever your level of experience.  It’s a great time to join when just beginning: there’s so much to learn!

Contacting the Guild

Due to Covid-19 restrictions our staff are remote working so we would be very grateful if you would email any urgent enquiries rather than calling York. Click here for staff contact emails.

The Quilters' Guild Challenge 2021

To see the beautiful entries and winning pieces at Festival of Quilts 2021, please click here. Our thanks to Bernina for sponsoring the category.

Your Guild needs you!

We are recruiting. You could help shape our future. Please click here to find out about exciting national volunteer vacancies with The Guild.

National Heritage Lottery Funding

The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles have been awarded substantial financial support from the National Heritage Lottery Fund to develop our new website and enhance our digital capabilities. 

Arts Council funding

Exciting news! The Quilters’ Guild has been awarded the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund to help us continue to serve the quilting community so that we can be here for you and #HereForCulture

Travelling Trunks

Would you like this late 19th Century quilt to visit your group? Read about our Travelling Trunks to find out more.

Our Special Interest Groups

Check out the special interest groups - traditional, modern, miniature or contemporary plus the Study Group if you are interested in quilt history.